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​​​​​​ Faith-Rooted Training for Your Organization

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Other ABCD Events

be well Live: A Virtual Community Conversation Series & Block Captain Training on Dismantling Racist Systems 
Every Tuesday from August 4 - September 22.
6:00 - 7:30 pm on Zoom or by phone
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For more information and to download flyer in Spanish  ph: 720-451-1532


Abundant Community Edmonton (ACE) for a "Creating a Neighbourly Vibe with ACE" workshop 
This workshop is great for anyone who would like to know more about ACE, get to know their neighbours, feel a stronger sense of belonging in their neighbourhood or be a leader in helping to build a safe, connected and vibrant community where they live.
Thu, September 10, 2020   |  2:00 PM – 3:30 PM CDT
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Virtual Toronto Summer Institute

For our Virtual launch event, John McKnight, co-founder of the Asset Based Community Development (ABCD) Institute – will help us think into the future.  

Launch event: Thursday, September 17, 1:00-3:00pm EST.  

Registration will be limited (and free). If you can’t make the live broadcast, it will be taped and posted so the sharing can continue. Registration will open one month prior to the event.

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Common Good Collective: Abundant Community Conversations with John McKnight and Peter Block

In these free, interactive videoconferences, John and Peter talk with authors, social innovators, change agents – people who have dedicated their lives to helping citizens develop their capacity to produce their own collective well-being – about how we can all make change in the world. ​ 
September 22, 1:00 pm Eastern - ABCD Faculty members Rev. Darryl Answer and Stephanie Answer
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Jeder Institute’s Days Starting with T: ABCD and Participatory Community Building Teaching and Learning Series

Every Tuesday we offer ABCD and community building teaches at 8am and 8pm AEST
Every Thursday we have Guest Speakers at 8am and 8pm AEST
Every Sunday we share a “what’s coming up for the week” on social media
Upcoming guests; Heather Keam, ABCD Canada; Mike Green, ABCD for Inclusion; Peter Kenyon, Bank of IDEAS 
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International Association for Community Development (IACD) Oceania Online Practitioner Catch ups

We meet on the first Wednesday of every month at 12pm AEST
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Power to the People 2020 (Australia)

Where:   City of Mandurah, W.A.  (venue to be advised)

When:    Thursday 29th and Friday 30th October, 2020.

Cost:       Early Bird Ticket (Until the 15th August, 2020) $484 (inc. GST)
                 Regular Ticket (From 16th August, 2020) $583 (inc. GST)

In 2020, The Bank of I.D.E.A.S. will partner with Inclusion Solutions to deliver our annual National Community Development Conference. The theme for the Power to the People 2020 Conference is “Activating Community Assets”. Given the impact of COVID-19 on virtually all aspects of our lives, the Conference Program is currently being refreshed to incorporate community and economic innovations in the brave new world we now find ourselves living in.

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Tamarack Institute Celebrating Neighbors: Measuring the Impact of ABCD
New Date: June 2021 in London, ON 
Workshop Leaders: ABCD Institute Faculty Members: John McKnight, Jim Diers, and Paul Born
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